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The following traffic incidents and road closures are reported within 25 miles of the M62 motorway:

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M62 INFORMATION

Motorway Information

Motorway
M62
Description
The trans-Pennine link - connecting Liverpool to the A63 between North Cave and Newport, west of Kingston upon Hull. There is a gap in the motorway between Winton and Simister where the road has been reclassified to become the northern part of the M60 Manchester orbital motorway. From its western terminus to J6, the M62 is not a trunk road and is under the jurisdiction of Liverpool City Council.
Counties
Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire
Length
107 mi[1] (172 km) 7 miles (11 km) are part of the M60 motorway 
Existed Since
Constructed 19601976 
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      M62 East J22

      M62 East 53.629921,-2.022129Resurfacing

      The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J22 (Ripponden) will be closed, due to carriageway resurfacing, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 28 April 2014 to 16 May 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      M62 East J18-J19

      M62 East 53.559311,-2.245545Roadworks

      On the M62 eastbound between junctions J18 (M60) and J19 (Middleton), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks, between 9:57 pm and 5 am, from 22 April 2014 to 23 April 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      M62 Traffic East J21-J22

      M62 Traffic East 53.624596,-2.066229Roadworks

      On the M62 eastbound between junctions J21 (Milnrow) and J22 (Ripponden), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9:46 pm and 5 am, from 22 April 2014 to 23 April 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      M62 West J21-J22

      M62 West 53.624565,-2.071415Roadworks

      On the M62 westbound between junctions J22 (Ripponden) and J21 (Milnrow), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9:46 pm and 5 am, from 22 April 2014 to 23 April 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      M62 West J18-J19

      M62 West 53.559177,-2.245393Roadworks

      On the M62 westbound between junctions J19 (Middleton) and J18 (M60), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks, between 9:57 pm and 5 am, from 22 April 2014 to 23 April 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      M53 Traffic South J6

      M53 Traffic South 53.303940,-2.949025Resurfacing

      The M53 southbound exit slip at junction J6 (Eastham) will be closed, due to carriageway resurfacing, from 6 am on 26 April 2014 to 6 am on 1 May 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      Traffic M53

      M53 North J6

      M53 North 53.302124,-2.948835Resurfacing

      The M53 northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Eastham) will be closed, due to carriageway resurfacing, from 6 am on 26 April 2014 to 6 am on 1 May 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      Traffic M53

      Traffic M56 East J14-J15

      Traffic M56 East 53.255566,-2.831560No Delay

      On the M56 eastbound between junctions J15 (Ellesmere Port) and J14 (Helsby), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 22 April 2014 to 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      Traffic M56

      M56 West J14-J15

      M56 West 53.254894,-2.832386No Delay

      On the M56 westbound between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J15 (Ellesmere Port), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 22 April 2014 to 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 23 April 2014 07:40

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      Traffic M56

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      TODAYWind SSE59°F
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      M62 Weather Report

      Tomorrow's weather (Wednesday) in Wigan will see white cloud with a maximum daytime temperature of 59°f and a night time temperature of 46°f (15°c/7°c). Wind will be coming in from the SSE, reaching 14mph.

      Tomorrow (Thursday) will see sunny , with wind reaching 7 miles per hour from the WNW. Daytime temperatures will reach 63°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 46°f (17°c/7°c).

      Wind from the ESE will reach 9 mph in Wigan on Friday, with white cloud in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 63°f, and 46°f overnight (17°c/7°c).

      Saturday's weather will be cloudy with light rain in Wigan, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 56°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 56°f (13°c/8°c).

      Wigan
      23 APR
      MAX 59° (15°c)
      MIN 46° (7°c)
      WIND 14mph (SSE)
      24 APR
      MAX 63° (17°c)
      MIN 46° (7°c)
      WIND 7mph (WNW)
      25 APR
      MAX 63° (17°c)
      MIN 46° (7°c)
      WIND 9mph (ESE)
      26 APR
      MAX 56° (13°c)
      MIN 48° (8°c)
      WIND 13mph (SE)

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